Double-Espresso Brownies

Coffee and cocoa topped with frosting come together in this brownie to create a mouth-watering dessert - perfect to serve a bunch.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 50

Ingredients

Brownies

1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
4
teaspoons unsweetened baking cocoa
3
teaspoons instant espresso coffee granules
1/2
cup water
3/4
cup butter or margarine
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/3
cup buttermilk
1
egg

Frosting

1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup buttermilk
4 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon instant espresso coffee granules
1
teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, 4 teaspoons cocoa and espresso.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat water and 3/4 cup butter to boiling. Pour over flour mixture; beat with spoon until smooth. Stir in baking soda, 1/3 cup buttermilk and the egg. In pan, spread batter evenly.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 1/4 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup butter and 1/3 cup buttermilk to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently; remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon espresso and vanilla with wire whisk until smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over brownies. For brownies, cut into 10 rows by 5 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Brownie
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    55mg
    55%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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